St. Lawrence College

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Veterinary Technology

St. Lawrence College

Faculty:Kingston campus
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Veterinary/Animal Health tech./Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,669
Careers:Veterinary Assistants and Animal Health Technologists


This three-year program has an excellent nationwide reputation for producing highly skilled graduates who fit easily into a biomedical research setting or a veterinary clinic setting. Our graduates leave with excellent scientific training as well as the practical laboratory and veterinary technical skills needed in today's workplace.

Graduates are eligible for registration by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science and for membership in the Ontario Association of Veterinary Technicians. They are eligible to write the OAVT and CALAS/ACTAL provisional registry examinations in their graduating year. Our graduates often obtain the highest scores on the Veterinary Technician National Registry Exam compared to other Ontario colleges.

This program is not open to International students.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level. For OSSD equivalency options, see our Admission Requirements.
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Please note that the program has additional health requirements. Please refer to the program webpage for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 29, 2022